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Firstly, a reminder that the Riverhall Level Crossing in Eatenden lane will be closed from 10pm tomorrow ( 2nd June ) until 6am on 3rd June.

A Boot Fair is being held in Solomons Lane on Saturday 9th June to raise money for Mountfield Church. Sellers can set up from 6.30am onwards. £6 per car, £8 per van. Refreshments will be available.

Mountfield Horticultural Society will have their plant sale at this event. Donations of plants or anything similar would be appreciated. Please contact Rachel on 01580 880352 if you can help with donations.

The visit to RHS Wisely will be on 8th July. There are still some spaces on the coach for anybody interested in going on this trip.

The Annual Flower Show is being held on 28th July. the photographic classes this year are “ Woodland,” “Gardener’s Friend “ and “In the Sky.” For more information, please contact the Secretary 07894816340.

Maxine Gray had a very eventful day at the Heathfield Show on 26th May. She took some cows from the farm at Sandhurst where she works and was washing them in preparation for the show, when one of them kicked her. Unfortunately, Maxine sustained a black eye, her jaw was knocked sideways and she had to have several stitches above one eye. Brave Maxine was treated at Eastbourne District General Hospital and then amazingly not only did she return to the show, she had great success.. She won every class she entered and was crowned Champion and Reserve Champion in the Channel Island Section. Also, she was crowned Reserve Dairy Champion in the Interbreed Section. Congratulations to Maxine for doing so well despite being injured!. Thanks to Molly Gray for e mailing me details. She must be very proud of her sister.

Because of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the lunch club will not meet in June but will come together again on July 2, as normal.

Heather Mulligan, 15 Eateneden Lane